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Trip to Japan for 33 days

Memori93
Memori93
about 3 years ago
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Hi, I plan on going to Japan for a little over a month and I just needed to know which jr pass would best fit my itinerary. I'm looking at the 21 day and 14 day passes. So here's what I have so far:
(This is a very generalized schedule)

May 13-May 28: Tokyo with day trips to Nikko, Nara, and Disney Resort
May 28-May 31: Kyoto
June 1-2: Osaka
June 3-5: Hiroshima and Miyajima
June 6-15: Tokyo with one day trip to Mount Fuji

It might sound all over the place but this is the best schedule I could work around.
Also, do I possibly need to buy 2 separate rail passes to make these trips possible? And what would be the most cost effective time to activate the pass to begin using it? Thanks to all who answer!

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
about 3 years ago
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Hello there,

When considering the above itinerary, I'd opt for using a 14 day JR Pass can cover the following travel with it.

Tokyo - Nikko (return)
Tokyo - Kyoto/Osaka
Osaka - Hiroshima
Hiroshima/Miyajima - Tokyo

This would cover all pricey long distance travel and you'd make good savings over normal tickets at the same time.

It is also possible to buy 2 separate passes but that will cost more than a single 14 day pass.

Hope this helps,
Daniel


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